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In 2001 Fox News reported Osama bin Laden passed away from illness

In December, 2001, Fox News reported that Osama bin Laden had passed away from illness, excerpts of the article following:

Osama bin Laden has died a peaceful death due to an untreated lung complication, the Pakistan Observer reported, citing a Taliban leader who allegedly attended the funeral of the Al Qaeda leader.

“The Coalition troops are engaged in a mad search operation but they would never be able to fulfill their cherished goal of getting Osama alive or dead,” the source said.

Bin Laden, according to the source, was suffering from a serious lung complication and succumbed to the disease in mid-December, in the vicinity of the Tora Bora mountains. The source claimed that bin Laden was laid to rest honorably in his last abode and his grave was made as per his Wahabi belief.

About 30 close associates of bin Laden in Al Qaeda, including his most trusted and personal bodyguards, his family members and some “Taliban friends,” attended the funeral rites.

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One Response to “In 2001 Fox News reported Osama bin Laden passed away from illness”

  1. Actually, various sources declared that Osama Bin Laden died around 2001. A few sample articles include:

    Steve Piezenik, who has served in the highest levels under 5 Presidents said in 2001 Osama was dead

    Fox News: Bin Laden Already Dead (article dated 2001)

    NY Times Article declaring Osama dead in 2002

    Albright thinks Bush hiding Bin Laden: Tells Fox News’ Kondracke she suspects political dirty tricks

    Benazir Bhutto, Pakistan’s Prime Minister, named Osama bin Laden’s killer before her death

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